The Music Studio of Jack Barben

Piano, Voice, Guitar, and Trombone Lessons in Pacific Beach

20+ Years Teaching Experience

Over twenty years teaching experience - private and group lessons, choirs, bands, and summer camps for all levels and all ages.

Conservatory Trained

Classically trained on piano, trombone, and voice. Adept in many musical genres and styles.

Inspiring Lessons

Lessons that inspire you to explore. You won't just learn about music. You'll learn to create music.

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Jeanette P.

Jeanette P.

Student Parent

“Jack Barben is not only an overwhelmingly talented musician, he is also an intuitively gifted teacher. He has the rare ability to know precisely what each of his student’s needs."

Abigail L.

Abigail L.

Student Parent

“My son had the good fortune to take piano lessons from Jack Barben. His enthusiasm and love of playing the piano resonated with all people that he taught."

Sean R.

Sean R.


"Jack’s teaching is engaging, exciting, and encourages taking risks to experience the joys of music making. Its unlike anything I’ve participated in before and I cannot speak highly enough of the experience or Jack as a teacher!"


Jack Barben


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